Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In crystallography, a plane of a monoclinic crystal which is parallel to the vertical axis and the lateral axis perpendicular to it. See pinacoid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Crystallog.) A name given to the two planes in the monoclinic system which are parallel to the vertical and orthodiagonal axes.

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  • noun crystallography Either of the two planes in the monoclinic system which are parallel to the vertical and orthodiagonal axes.

Etymologies

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ortho- +‎ pinacoid

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